Ancestral Tinglings in Maine

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing my intentions and preparation for a recent trip I took to Maine—the land my matrilineal ancestors first settled on in the early 1600s. (You can read those posts here and here.) It was important for me, as a European descended...

Navigating the Innate Transitions of Life

We are all in some sort of transition. Whether it’s a shift in careers, a new phase of parenthood, healing, birthing, grieving, graduating, completing a project, beginning or ending a relationship, or a period of deep longing. Transition is something we are all...

Lessons from a Year of Emergence

For the past several years, I’ve had a ritual of sitting down and taking stock of the last year: the highs, the lows, and the lessons learned. The first two times I did it, I wrote specifically about my experience and adventures of being a new business owner (you can...

A Solar Return for the Salmon

Today marks my completion of another trip around the sun—also known as my birthday (+ my mama’s birth date!) And while I typically welcome the celebration of my birth with open arms (my sun is in Leo, what can I say? *wink*), I’m looking at this milestone with...

A peep into my human-ness

Call me nosy, but I really enjoy getting a peek into how we all live our lives. I like knowing what you ate for breakfast, hearing how you begin and end your days, and seeing what your workspace looks like. I want to know the real story of what gets you out of bed in...

A Poem To Honor My Miscarriage

Today, I’m writing you with a tender heart and an aching womb - having just experienced the loss of my first pregnancy. Being someone who encourages creative expression and copes better in the presence of community and a feeling of belonging, I’ve been gently...

What The Lioness Taught Me

I recently returned from 3 weeks traveling around Kenya with my beloved. It was one of those journeys I’d been dreaming about and planning since I was a little girl. I’ve always been drawn to Africa. The animals, the sweeping landscape, the culture of its people...

Lessons From A Year Of Going Deep

Lessons From A Year Of Going Deep

For the past several years, I’ve written an end of year post that talked specifically about my experience and adventures in being a business owner. You can read Year One here and Year Two here. This year, however, has felt so different from years past. When I sat down...